What's Happening

Stay up to date with all the latest news and events surrounding the Royal Freemasons' Benevolent Institution.

RFBI Dubbo Masonic Village opening May 2017

Building works are progressing at our new RFBI Dubbo Masonic Village and we remain on track to welcome our first residents mid 2017. Our brand new RFBI Dubbo Masonic Village is a 70 bed residential care that has been custom designed to provide a spacious living environment that is both comfortable and modern.

How will the changes to Home Care affect you?

In February 2017, home care package licenses are moving from providers to consumers, allowing approved home care package customers the freedom to choose their aged care provider. But what will this mean for you? 

Increasing accessibility for the Raleigh Urunga community.

By invite from our team, RFBI Raleigh Urunga Masonic Village welcomed Melinda Pavey, Member for Oxley, and Matt Fanning, Bellingen Shire Council’s Deputy GM of Operations, to discuss ways to join local communities along the Old Pacific Highway.  A designated cycle/pedestrian pathway and reopening access to the Old Pacific Highway off Giinagay Way were discussed … Continue reading Increasing accessibility for the Raleigh Urunga community.

Australia Day honours for Joyce Watt OAM

We congratulate and celebrate with our very own Joyce Watt OAM following her recognition in this year’s Australia Day honours list. Joyce has been associated with RFBI Hawkins Masonic Village since 1974, and has been volunteering for the last 30 years. Initially employed as a staff member at the village, she was appointed as the … Continue reading Australia Day honours for Joyce Watt OAM

Seniors Week: time to have some fun!

What do Elvis Presley, a Pipe Band, Boot Scooters and the Mad Hatter have in common?  They were all part of the diverse range of activities our residents enjoyed as part of the RFBI Seniors Week Festival celebrations! To share this fun with the community we opened our Village doors for a week of fun.